headlock : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a wrestling hold in which the opponent's head is locked between the crook of your elbow and the side of your body

  • Joe, on the other hand, got me into a permanent emotional headlock and found some way, every day, to give me psychic noogies.
  • It is nearly miraculous that King managed to keep death in a philosophical headlock as often as he did.
  • Shikat's idea was to evade Lewis's famed headlock, and to tire him with leg holds.
News & Articles

  • Wrestling ‘bad guy’ greeted warmly
    TNA wrestling personality Ken "Mr. Anderson" Anderson puts young fans Max Johnson, 8, left, and his brother, C.J., 12, both of Peoria, into a headlock as he meets fans Wednesday at the IHSA Peak Performance exhibit at the Peoria Riverfront Museum.
    June 20, 2013 - Peoria Journal Star
  • Deputy shoots, kills Orlando suspect who threatened wife
    ORLANDO, Fla., June 17 (UPI) -- A sheriff's deputy fatally shot an Orlando, Fla., man who held his wife in a headlock and threatened to kill her, officials said.
    June 17, 2013 - UPI
  • Deputy fatally shoots man threatening to kill wife | Video
    An Orlando man is dead after holding his wife in a headlock Sunday and threatening to kill her with a tool in front of an Orange County deputy sheriff, authorities said.        
    June 17, 2013 - Orlando Sentinel

  • Clint Dempsey in SkySports
    If you freeze frame that play, three of our guys are in a headlock,Dempsey told a news conference on Sunday. "Before the tournament they told us any kind of holding on corners is a penalty. Any type of grabbing around the player is a...
  • Billups in SI.com
    It's probably something I will enjoy a little later - not right now,Billups said. "It just shows dominance. We've had a headlock on this conference for a little while now and that validates that."
  • Terri Seymour in Oneindia
    In the application for a restraining order, made at LA's County Superior Court, Seymour says that former security guard Thibodeaux "put her in a headlock, wrenched her neck and choked her with the full force of her 200lb frame".

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